Slip Fall

Phoenix Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slip & Fall Accident Claims in Arizona

Rafi Law Group can represent you or your loved one if you have been injured in a slip and fall accident. These incidents can cause serious hurt, including broken bones, slipped discs, bruises, concussions, and even permanent disability, depending on the circumstances.

Do not hesitate to call (623) 207-1555 to speak with a dedicated Phoenix slip and fall attorney during a free initial consultation.

Establishing Fault in AZ Slip and Fall Cases

To establish responsibility for your slip and fall injury, you need to demonstrate four key elements:

  • Duty: You must establish that the defendant had a duty of care toward you.
  • Breach: It is necessary to prove that the defendant violated their duty of care.
  • Causation: You must demonstrate that your injury resulted from the defendant's breach of duty.
  • Damages: You need to provide evidence that you genuinely suffered an injury.

Slip & Fall Injury Representation in Arizona

Often known as "premise liability cases," an injury that occurred from another’s negligence may be subject to compensation. Impediments, such as pathway blockage or maintenance faults, may be covered in a personal injury claim or lawsuit.

Arizona has laws that require land-owners and property managers to maintain:

  • Aisles
  • Passageways
  • Floors
  • Sidewalks
  • Entryways
  • Outdoor areas

Property owners owe a duty of care to individuals on their premises. The level of care may depend on the person's status (invitee, licensee, or trespasser).

If you have been injured in any of these areas by foreign substances, liquids, or other unsafe environmental objects, including places where known dangers were not clearly marked, Rafi Law Group can pursue your case to negotiate with owners and insurance adjustors.

What to Do if You’re in a Slip & Fall Accident

If you are involved in a slip and fall accident, our Phoenix slip and fall lawyer will take into account Arizona state laws as well as federal laws to determine applicable processes.

Some sources say almost 8 million people visit the emergency room due to slip and fall incidents every year. Whether unintentionally or not, negligence by business and property owners can change your life. In these situations, the law is on your side, and we are your guide to settling your case to the fullest extent.

Generally, it is important to do the following if you are involved in a slip-and-fall accident:

  • Avoid making statements of fault
  • Seek immediate medical attention
  • Assess responsibility
  • Evaluate potential witnesses

What Are Common Slip and Fall Injuries?

Slip and fall accidents can result in a variety of injuries, ranging from minor to severe. The nature and severity of the injuries often depend on factors such as the height of the fall, the surface of impact, and the age and health of the individual.

  • Sprains and Strains: Twisting or falling can lead to sprained ligaments or strained muscles. Ankles, wrists, and knees are common areas affected.
  • Fractures: Falls can cause broken bones, such as fractures in the arms, wrists, hips, or legs. Older individuals are particularly at risk for hip fractures.
  • Head Injuries: A slip and fall can result in head injuries, including concussions or more severe traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). These injuries may have long-term consequences.
  • Back and Spinal Cord Injuries: Falling can cause injuries to the back or spinal cord, potentially leading to paralysis or other serious complications.
  • Cuts and Bruises: Minor injuries like cuts, abrasions, and bruises are common in slip and fall accidents.
  • Soft Tissue Injuries: Damage to soft tissues, such as ligaments and tendons, can occur and may lead to chronic pain or limited mobility.
  • Dislocations: Falls may cause joints to dislocate, particularly in areas like shoulders or elbows.
  • Internal Injuries: In some cases, internal injuries such as organ damage or internal bleeding may occur.

Seek medical attention promptly after a slip and fall, even if injuries seem minor. Some injuries may not be immediately apparent, and early medical intervention can help prevent complications. Additionally, documenting the incident, gathering evidence, and consulting with our Phoenix slip and fall attorneys can be important steps if you're considering pursuing a legal claim for damages.

When you retain our firm, you can rest assured knowing your case will be handled with integrity. Contact us 24/7 for help in either English or Spanish.